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Calgary designer Martine Ast layers different design elements to create a nook that's well-curated, eclectic and welcoming.
“Anything goes” can sometimes come across as chaotic—but done right, the eclectic trend feels rich, welcoming and warm. Case in point: this cozy table-for-two dining nook, designed (or is it composed?) by Calgary designer Martine Ast of Martine Ast Interiors, during her time with Paul Lavoie Interior Design. The mix-and-match of design elements gives the space an appealing timeless quality, and something beautiful to delight over at every turn—whether it’s the grandma-chic toile wallpaper on the ceiling, the punchy orange Panton chair or the classic rustic farmhouse table. “Embrace all sides of your style personality,” Ast advises. “It’s what makes for an interesting, thoughtful, curated living space.”
This story was originally published in the October 2023 issue of Western Living Magazine.
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